ntpd – don’t run late…

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NTPD is a daemon that is using the NTP (Network Time Protocol) to synchronize you local watch with servers. NTPD is not changing the time after the synchronization. It calculates the difference (offset) between remote timer and the local one and after that adjusts the timer several times to minimize the offset.

Install ntpd on Gentoo/Sabayon

More can be read on the Gentoo Forums

Install ntpd on CentOS 5,6

Source ->

Immediate sync

If you want to immediately set the clock using ntpd use:

The -g option allows to correct the clock even if the offset is more than 1000s. You can consider putting NTPD_OPTS="-g " in the /etc/conf.d/ntpd to make this behavior default.


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